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paraganglion

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noun para·gan·gli·on \-ˈgaŋ-glē-ən\

Medical Definition of paraganglion

plural paraganglia \-glē-ə\play

  1. :  one of numerous collections of chromaffin tissue associated with the collateral and chain ganglia of the sympathetic nerves and similar in structure to the medulla of the adrenal glands

paraganglionic \-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈän-ik\play adjective



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